About Hamilton


The City of Hamilton is located on the south-western shores of Lake Ontario, between Toronto and Niagara Falls.  Hamilton is now the 10th largest city in Canada with a population of more than 500,000. Geographically, Hamilton stretches between the beautiful Niagara Escarpment and bay of Hamilton.

Hamilton has an abundance of natural beauty: a dozen waterfalls, beautiful marshlands, deciduous and evergreen forests, lakefront shoreline and panoramic views all within minutes of urban areas.

Popular outdoor pursuits in Hamilton include sailing, rowing, rollerblading, birdwatching. as well as hiking along 1,500 kilometres of multi-use trails that wind through Bayfront Park, the Bruce Trail, Dundas Valley and the Royal Botanical Gardens.

Hamilton is also home to an array of restaurants, art galleries, historic sites, professional theatre and opera, and spectator sports include the Hamilton Bulldogs hockey team and the Tiger-Cats Football Club.

With its distinct regional character and heritage, Hamilton is a great place to live, work and play.

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